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Jan 21, 2013 10:15am EST
kinney. i read that book years ago. when he comes up to the war ro room. so that was an easy one. i think we are down to about one question. >> tell us about mulligan spent mulligan meaning an extra shot in golf, teeing off the first hole, the first, that's a mulligan. meaning that you could get a do over. and it existed before and but it was when eisenhower starts playing golf and he starts invoking the mulligan. "the new york times" has a great explanation of what a mulligan is. so it's a classic example of a piece of sort of low slang, golfer guys, tougher slang. here's eisenhower playing with arnold palmer are some and he takes a mulligan. [inaudible] >> presumably. i think it's like murphy's law. it's sort of a slight on the irish at you have to take an extra shot. thank you very much, everybody. i appreciate it. [applause] >> that was paul dickson author of parenting. for more information visit his website, >> we're at the national press club book fair the other night with celia wexler, author of "out of the news: former journalists discuss a profession in crisis
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
with an authorization i think would be a great step forward. >> thank you. thank you, madam secretary,. >> ms. ros-lehtinen from new york. >> -- from florida. they retire. >> maddest secretary, -- >> there are a lot of new yorkers down the already i think. >> but you can only vote once. thank you for the positive working relationship that we have had during her tenure at the state department. i request that they get written responses for the questions that i'm going to ask. first, why were you not interviewed for the review board by the review board investigators? how can this review be considered a thorough from the person at the top, the secretary of state was not part of the investigation. that's what was said in our open hearing when it was confirmed that you were never questioned for this report, and i think that's outrageous. also the state department was clearly allowing from -- department officials were being held accountable for what went wrong in benghazi, for ignoring the threat, and was received as fact. look at these headlines. "the new york times," for our out at state department aft
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am EST
ro. this is a very obscure position review organization look. it should a president of the united states you have no business down the steep in the weeds. jimmy carter got way into the weeds. he was writing, we need this minor intervention by physicians that was his problem. he got sell into the leaves. the president's job was to tell the big picture. the very get a particular -- articulating the big picture. i think when people really opera to get a sense of this. the president as an individual, his own personality was really driving this kind of detailed look. that is an aspect of the presidency and in health care. the individual dry things for. >> for more information on book tv recent visit to providence, rhode island and the many other cities visited by our local content vehicles, good to / local content. >> you don't always find many newspaper editors in any era in brace investigative reporting, but the point we have seen over the years is not just economics but the discomfort that investigative reporting often causes on the news from. because it's troublesome, it
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